5 unexpected lessons you can learn about finances from Roald Dahl

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Roald Dahl’s books are known for colourful characters, fantastic adventures, and simply being fun. As a child, they’re the perfect books for capturing your imagination. As an adult, you can even find some unexpected money lessons nestled among the talking creatures and magic. Here are five financial lessons you can learn from the stories of […]

How self-employed workers can create financial security amid economic uncertainty

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As a self-employed worker, it can be more difficult to manage your finances. Your income may vary or not be as reliable as those who are employed. According to a study from Scottish Widows, almost half of self-employed workers said their income fluctuates. The research suggests that self-employed people could be more susceptible to income […]

Business owners, is poor financial wellbeing among your employees affecting operations?

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Research suggests that many employees feel like they’re not receiving enough support to improve their financial wellbeing. It could affect business operations, and cost you money too. Financial wellbeing isn’t just about income. It covers things like financial literacy, confidence, and having a good relationship with money. As an employer, you can do several things […]

5 compelling reasons why you should share a financial planner with your family

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Money and financial decisions are often seen as a personal matter. However, making your family part of the financial planning process and discussing your goals with them can be valuable. A report from M&G Wealth found that 33% of advised families share the same adviser, with around 57% of those sharing the same adviser as […]

8 things entrepreneurs can do to improve their financial resilience

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More people than ever before are working for themselves and setting up businesses. It can be incredibly rewarding, but you also need to consider how it’ll affect your financial resilience. The UK has a great spirit of entrepreneurship. According to the Office for National Statistics, around 4.8 million people (more than 15% of the labour […]